|Although there are signs that the national economy is beginning to make its way out of recession and onto the path of recovery, one of New Orleans' largest industries will likely continue to sputter throughout the rest of the year and into 2010.
The local hospitality industry is feeling the pinch this summer as companies that used to pay handsomely to send their executives for meetings in the Big Easy continue to cut travel
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.
Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.
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